senate Bill S5942

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires certain manufacturers of prescription drugs to notify the drug utilization review board of the proposed increase of the wholesale acquisition cost of such prescription drugs

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
May 16, 2019 referred to health

S5942 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8253
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §277-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2021-2022: S7499, A663
2023-2024: S599, A1707

S5942 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires certain manufacturers of prescription drugs to notify the drug utilization review board of the proposed increase of the wholesale acquisition cost of such prescription drugs.

S5942 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5942 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5942

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SALAZAR -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring  certain
  manufacturers  of  prescription  drugs  to notify the drug utilization
  review board of the proposed increase  of  the  wholesale  acquisition
  cost of such prescription drugs

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
277-a to read as follows:
  § 277-A. NOTIFICATION OF PRESCRIPTION DRUG PRICE INCREASES BY MANUFAC-
TURERS.  1. THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY TO A MANUFACTURER OF A PRESCRIPTION
DRUG THAT IS PURCHASED OR REIMBURSED BY ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:
  (A) AN INSURANCE COMPANY AUTHORIZED IN THIS STATE  TO  WRITE  ACCIDENT
AND  HEALTH  INSURANCE,  A  COMPANY ORGANIZED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE FORTY-
THREE OF THE INSURANCE LAW, A MUNICIPAL COOPERATIVE HEALTH BENEFIT  PLAN
ESTABLISHED  PURSUANT  TO  ARTICLE  FORTY-SEVEN OF THE INSURANCE LAW, AN
ORGANIZATION CERTIFIED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE FORTY-FOUR OF  THIS  CHAPTER,
AN  INSTITUTION  OF  HIGHER  EDUCATION CERTIFIED PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE
THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FOUR OF THE INSURANCE LAW, OR THE  NEW  YORK
STATE  HEALTH  INSURANCE  PLAN ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ELEVEN OF
THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW; OR
  (B) A PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGER, INCLUDING AN ENTITY THAT  DIRECTLY  OR
THROUGH AN INTERMEDIARY, MANAGES THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG COVERAGE PROVIDED
BY  A  HEALTH INSURER UNDER A CONTRACT OR POLICY DELIVERED OR ISSUED FOR
DELIVERY IN THIS STATE OR A HEALTH PLAN SUBJECT TO SECTION THREE HUNDRED
SIXTY-FOUR-J OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW, INCLUDING  THE  PROCESSING  AND
PAYMENT OF CLAIMS FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUGS, THE PERFORMANCE OF DRUG UTILI-
ZATION  REVIEW, THE PROCESSING OF DRUG PRIOR AUTHORIZATION REQUESTS, THE
ADJUDICATION OF APPEALS  OR  GRIEVANCES  RELATED  TO  PRESCRIPTION  DRUG

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11426-01-9

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